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Kistler Les Noisetiers Chardonnay 2015 Wine Review

Kistler Les Noisetiers Chardonnay 2015

Kistler Les Noisetiers Chardonnay 2015

Sonoma Coast, California, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $99.95

Drink: 2016-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.1%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Kistler

Agent: The Vine/Robert Groh Agency

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This Kistler Les Noisetiers Chardonnay 2015 was reviewed on May 27, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Tropical guava, coconut, vanilla and buttered toast aromas. Rich, creamy, buttery palate gives bright tropical fruit, lemon and coconut in a satiny creamy mouthfeel and luscious finish. Linger with this one a while, then order grilled scallops. Great gift wine for Chard lover.
Tasted May 2017
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Absolutely glorious! This iconic Chardonnay pours with a brilliant pale gold hue showcasing prominent developing notes of crisp ripe golden apple, Asian pear, apricots and citrus peel. The mouthfeel is fat and buttery with enticingly high acidity and a long lemongrass finish. Pair this full-bodied Sonoma Chardonnay with cedar planked, maple glazed salmon. Tasted May 2017 by @sommsosa | bepsoketastings.ca
Wineboy rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

I always pay attention to Kistler Chardonnays because they can hit such lofty heights of pleasure when given some bottle ageing. This 2015 seems to be no exception but it is still early on in it's evolution. It's power is not yet maxed out, with some of the tertiary aromas and flavours still to develop. Buy this now but be prepared to be patient. 2-4 years would be best. I'll upgrade my score then.
Kistler's Les Noisetiers 2015 is a full-bodied, sensuous Californian Chardonnay from California; Sonoma Coast and is setting the pace for other California Chardonnays. This is an unfiltered and unfined Chardonnay so some sediment may be noticeable. Pair this classic with a roast Cornish hen. - Community Wine Reviews
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